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I’ll be in Massachusetts exhibiting at the Northampton Book Arts Fair this coming weekend, December 3rd, from 5–8 pm, & 4th from 9–4. At 3:30 on Friday the 3rd, I’ll also be speaking about the making of Three Constitutions. I’ll be joined by Amy Borezo, who bound the book, and Ed Rayher, who cast the type for the redacted volume of the project. Come say Hi and see some fun books! Northampton Community Arts Trust, 33 Hawley Street, Northampton, MA 01060.

I will be debuting two new books at the Ludlow Fine Book Fair this coming weekend, November 6 (10:30–5) and 7 (10:30–4) at the Ludlow Racecourse, UK: A Pattern Book of Cádiz Ornaments and Inks Printers Use. Both are also available for order in Books in Print.

The Legacy Press edition of my book, Visionaries & Fanatics and Other Essays on Type Design, Technology, and the Private Press, is now available here. Read about the book in Print Magazine’s The Daily Heller! Hardcover copies come with a letterpress printed type specimen & students receive a discount on either hardcover or paperback copies!

The United States Constitution and Amendments, Redacted is now available for purchase in Book in Print! Just ten bucks plus shipping!

The first copies of Three Constitutions are nearing completion! You can read about the book and the inspirations behind it in the store.

The most recent issue of the Library of Congress Magazine features our nation’s book arts collections. Articles cover the breadth of the collections, from medieval pieces to conservation models, designer bookbinding and French livres d’artistes to contemporary artists’ books. I was kindly asked to write the “Last Word” column for the issue. Take a look.

There is a new post on my blog about my forthcoming book, Three Constitutions. Take a look!

Happy to see a small selection of my dystopian printing on display at the National Library of the Netherlands.A short write up can be found here.

My book From the Editor: The Selected Writings of Sandra Kirshenbaum is finally out! Copies may be ordered from the Book Club of California here. If you happen to be in the Bay Area on Monday, March 9, stop by the Club at 5:45 for the publication party.

Want to hear my thoughts on digigraphic lettering? Well, you’re in luck! On Wednesday, November 13, I’ll be giving a lecture titled, “Character Traits; or, Can the Twentieth Century Please End?” as part of the Type@Cooper Lecture Series at Cooper Union, New York City, 6:30pm. The talk is free and open to the public, but you need to register to attend.